The Australasian Railway Association has said that prioritising innovation will provide the certainty needed to support increased private sector investment and would drive skills development and jobs creation in the rail industry.
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The ARA has welcomed the policy that will support a strong Australian rail manufacturing sector and strengthen the supply chain.
Australia's 2020-21 Federal Budget is funding and fast-tracking several rail projects, including $102.3 million for METRONET high capacity signalling in Western Australia.
Metro Trains Melbourne (Metro) is keeping its trains maintained to the highest standard to improve the experience for passengers, with the latest technical upgrades keeping fleets performing at their best.
The Victorian Government in Australia has exercised the option for additional VLocity trains, which will be a mix of broad and standard-gauge vehicles.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed new funding to support the delivery of the Tamworth Intermodal Rail Line to ensure greater use of rail freight in the regions.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the announcement of a $28 million project to build a direct rail freight line between the Port of Melbourne and Dandenong South.
The Inland Rail project, which is 15 years in the making, is set to deliver significant national benefits for the Australian rail freight sector.
As trespassing and other illegal activity continues to impact daily services, Metro Trains Melbourne tells Global Railway Review about the range of measures and efforts that have been implemented across its network to deter criminals and limit delays.
The two-year strategic plan will see the ARA support the development of rail freight to create stronger connections between cities and regions.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drastically impact the rail industry, it can be difficult to see a light at the end of the tunnel. In spite of this, employees continue to dedicate themselves to ensuring the safe movement of passengers and the continued operation of train services. In the…
The survey found that the Australian rail industry considers the continuation of infrastructure projects as the top support priority amidst COVID-19.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s response to the recent 'Building Up & Moving Out' report which highlights the critical role rail will continue to play in the development of Australia’s cities and freight networks.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has called for new national standards to simplify government tendering processes for rail projects and help speed the post-COVID-19 recovery.